Adele says she's itching to do a remix of Drake's hit "Hotline Bling." Speaking with e-Talk, the U.K. superstar had high praise for the OVO boss. "I really want us to do an official remix," she began. "I love Drake. I love Drake so much. I even got the coat that's in the video—I got it delivered the other day, I ordered it. The red one."
Scott Weiland says that he is getting less and less excited about touring the older he gets. "It's way harder," he tells Detroit Soundhouse. "We used to have marketing budgets of a couple of million dollars, now it's like $75,000. You have to spend a lot of time on the road to make up for the loss of income from selling records."
2 Chainzhas released a video for the new remix of his track "BFF," featuring Jeezy. In the clip, 2 Chainz walks through a mansion, sits on a gold throne while sporting a Chanel padlock necklace, parties with women dressed in white. There's women hanging out in a hot tub filled with gold coins and stacks of cash and cupboards in the kitchen are lined with cash.
David Bowie's upcoming new studio album Blackstar will "avoid rock n' roll," according to producer Tony Visconti. "We were listening to a lot of Kendrick Lamar," Visconti told Rolling Stone. "We wound up with nothing like that, but we loved the fact Kendrick was so open-minded and he didn't do a straight-up hip-hop record. He threw everything on there . . ."
Janet Jackson will be honored by EBONY as part of their 2015 Power 100 list. "EBONY recognizes those who lead, inspire and demonstrate through their individual talents, the very best in Black America," the publication's website says. "This year, on December 2nd, the EBONY POWER 100 event will be held in Los Angeles, California."
Journey have welcomed back drummer Steve Smith, who originally drummed with the band back in the 1990s, to replace the recently fired Deen Castronovo. The band also announced a new 2016 tour with the Doobie Brothers. They will be joined on the road by Dave Mason for the new run called San Francisco Fest 2016, which will kick off May 12 in Irvine, California.
Thomas Rhett's "Die A Happy Man" has been certified Gold by the RIAA. "Die a Happy Man," which has only been at radio for seven weeks, has already sold more than 500,000 copies. The song is the second single from Rhett's sophomore album, Tangled Up. Rhett says that he penned the hit song at the behest of his wife Lauren.
Jimmy Page says that he plans to work on a new solo album next year, which would mark his first solo album since 1988's Outrider. "Next year I'm just going to be working on the guitar," he announced in a recent interview. "It's time for me to go out there and do a solo album — my last solo album was 1988. I haven't really milked the situation; it's time to do another one."
Jack White's record label Third Man Records is set to open its own vinyl pressing plant in Detroit. In addition to printing the label's own records, Third Man are keen to open their plant up to smaller local acts, with label co-founder Ben Blackwell telling Pitchfork "Part of the concern in this world is that vinyl can very easily turn into an exclusionary thing . . ."
Hillary Scott has revealed what she will be doing with her time during Lady Antebellum's downtime - she will record a new gospel album with her family. Scott, along with her mother, Linda Davis; her father, Lang Scott; and her younger sister, Rylee Jean Scott, are currently working on a gospel project that will include well-known hymns.
Kevin Bacon is set to star in and executive produce a TV reboot of his 1990 cult classic film "Tremors," Entertainment Weekly reports. Bacon originally played Valentine McKee, who lived in the remote town of Perfection when it was invaded by giant man-eating worms called Graboids, in "Tremors." Though the film spawned four sequels, Bacon only starred in the original.
Smokey Robinson, Eric Church, Aloe Blacc and Rhiannon Giddens teamed up for a rendition of Church's song "Kill a Word" during the two hour A&E special Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America. The event was put on to help spread racial understanding and Church's song was the perfect backdrop.
Actor John Stamos has been sentenced to three years probation following an arrest for driving under the influence of a drug. The "Full House" star pled no contest in a Hollywood court earlier this week and was handed the sentence by a Los Angeles County District Attorney. In addition to the probation Stamos has been ordered to attend 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Eric Church, Smokey Robinson, Aloe Blacc and Rhiannon Giddens teamed up for a rendition of Church's song "Kill a Word" during the two hour A&E special Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America. The event was put on to help spread racial understanding and Church's song was the perfect backdrop.
Lamb of God have canceled their European tour due to the uncertainty of the continent's security following the attacks on Paris. Randy Blythe, the band's fronter, released a lengthy statement explaining LOG's decision. "I don't feel like constantly wondering what the security climate in the next country we are scheduled to play in is, playing terror alert hopscotch . . ."